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Buying your council house

The Right to Buy scheme enables some secure local authority tenants to purchase the house or flat they rent at a discounted price.

How to apply

  • Visit the Right to Buy website or read our information leaflet
  • Complete RTB1 form (signed by every applicant)
  • Complete insolvency declaration (signed by every applicant)
  • Post all forms to the Town Hall

If you need any assistance or advice call 01293 438286 or email Right to Buy.

Selling your home within 10 years

If you brought your home under the Right to Buy and are thinking of selling it within the first 10 years of purchase, call 01293 438529.

You have to give us first refusal to buy the property before it can be sold on the open market.